Carol L. Brosgart

Independent Director

Carol L. Brosgart, M.D. serves on the boards of privately held companies and public, not-for-profit, domestic and global health organizations. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Galmed Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. and Abivax.

Previously, she served as a member of Tobira Therapeutics’s Board of Directors from September 2009 until Allergan acquired it in November 2016; and, she was formerly on the Board of Juvaris, a vaccine company until Bayer Company acquired its assets.

She is a consultant to Allergan, Dynavax, and a number of biotechnology companies in the areas of liver disease and infectious diseases. Dr. Brosgart is the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee for Hepion (formerly “ContraVir”), a biotechnology company working in the area of HBV Cure.

She also serves on the Board of the American Liver Foundation (ALF) and the ALF Medical and Scientific Advisory Board, Northern California Chapter, the Steering Committee of the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, the Executive Committee of the Forum for Collaborative Research, and the Steering Committee of the HBV Cure Group at the Forum. She is a member of the Board of the Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF); serves on Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee of the Hepatitis B Foundation; and, is the Research Integrity Officer for the Hepatitis B Foundation and the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute. She served for many years on the Boards of the SF AIDS Foundation and the Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation. She is active in the public policy arena for the following professional organizations: AASLD and IDSA/HIVMA. Dr. Brosgart served as Senior Advisor on Science and Policy to the Division of Viral Hepatitis at the CDC and the Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition at the CDC Foundation from 2011 to 2013.

Dr. Brosgart has also served as a member on the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco for the past four decades, where she is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the Division of Global Health and Infectious Diseases. From March 2011 until August 2011, Dr. Brosgart served as Chief Medical Officer at biotechnology company Alios BioPharma, Inc. Prior to Alios, Dr. Brosgart served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Children’s Hospital & Research Center in Oakland, California, from 2009 until February 2011.

Previously, she served for eleven years, from 1998 until 2009, at the biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc., where she held a number of senior management roles, most recently as Vice President, Public Health and Policy and earlier as Vice President, Clinical Research and Vice President, Medical Affairs and Global Medical Director, Hepatitis. She led the clinical development of a number of agents at Gilead, including Viread and Hepsera. Prior to Gilead, Dr. Brosgart worked for more than 20 years in clinical care, research, and teaching at several Bay Area medical centers.

She was the founder and Medical Director of the East Bay AIDS Center at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley, California, from 1987 until 1998 and served as the Medical Director of Central Health Center, Oakland, California, of the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency. Dr. Brosgart received a B.S. in Community Medicine from the University of California, Berkeley and received an M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. Her residency training was in pediatrics, public health, and preventive medicine at UCSF and UC Berkeley School of Public Health. She has published extensively in the areas of HIV, HBV, CMV, and liver disease.